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Mormon Utah Ephemera

Gathered over the course of fifty years by various L. Tom Perry Special Collections book curators, this selection of over two hundred items of early Utah and Mormon ephemera includes many of the scarcest items in our collection. The unifying themes of this subcollection are that the items have some portion of printed text and that each item relates to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the settlement and development of Utah. Examples of materials include an 1838 Church membership...



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"Extract from 'A revelation given to Joseph Smith, Jr., January 19th, 1841', ": p. 21-23
Topics: Galland, Isaac, 1790-1858, Land titles
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Topic: Polygamy
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by Morgan Commercial College and Normal School (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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Cover title
Topic: Business education
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Japan Mission
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Included as an insert in copies of the 1909 ed. of the Book of Mormon in Japanese
Topic: Caine, Frederick Augustus, 1884-
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by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Dennis, R.D. Welsh Mormon writings
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gifts, Spiritual, Gifts, Spiritual
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Text within a blind stamped ornamental border
Topics: Reese, Enoch, 1813-, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twelfth Ward (Salt Lake City,...
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Program held at the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 24, 1876 commemorating the thirtieth year of the arrival of the first Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1846
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon pioneers, Pioneer Day (Mormon history)
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by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Text within ornamental border
A reprint of the pamphlet Charles J. Strang printed in 1892 to which is added the Daily Northern Islander's account, June 20, 1856, of the "Murderous Assault" reprinted for readers of The Precept
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
In blue printed wrapper; title within an ornamental border
Topic: Utah Central Railroad Company
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by Cedar City Co-operative Mercantile and Manufacturing Association; Smith, Priscilla former owner. fmo UPB
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Topic: Smith, Priscilla
Date established from a companion broadside
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church meetings
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by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Poem
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hymns, Welsh
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Japan Mission
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Advertisment for the Japanese translation of Joseph Anderson's A brief history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, published in 1907
Topic: Anderson, Edward H., 1858-1928
At head of title: Reporter Extra. Editorial telegrams
Topic: Polygamy
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First edition; reprinted in two editions of 8 p., one using the setting from the Times and Seasons; reprinted in Pittsburgh, Pontiac, Michigan, Philadelphia, and under title: Views of the powers and policy of the government of the United States. By General Joseph Smith, of Nauvoo, Illinois
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Engravings. Left: statue of a woman. Right: eagle
Topic: Bank notes
The first news of the approaching of the Utah Expedition was at the picnic
Topics: Young, John, 1837-, Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, Mormon Church, Polygamy, Polygamy
Cover title: Deseret news extra containing a revelation on celestial marriage, a remarkable vision, two discources, delivered by President Brigham Young
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Polygamy
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by Cowdery, Oliver; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
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Cover title
Topics: Cowdery, Oliver, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Publication date from one of the books listed
Topic: Mormons
Vault Copy 1 with front yellow printed wrapper; copy 2 bound in grey printed wrappers
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
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by Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society; Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Rockwood, Albert P. (Albert Perry), 1805-1879; Taylor, John, 1808-1887
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Dated: Salt Lake City, January 31, 1872
Topics: Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society, Agriculture, Fish culture, Goats
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Text within a double lined border
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Courtesy, Mormon Church
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by Willes, William, 1814-1890; Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857; Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Taylor, John, 1808-1887; Spencer, Orson, 1802-1855; Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889
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The organization of the Church / by Elder John Taylor -- Who was Joseph Smith? / from the pen of Orson Pratt -- Testimony of the three witnesses
Colored printed wrappers from the Latter-day Saints millennial star for v. 1, no. 2-7 (June-Nov. 1840) and v. 1, no. 9 (Jan. 1841)
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Signed: Brigham Young, G. S. L. City, Sep. 22, 1851
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by Utah. Attorney General; Snow, Z. (Zerubbabel); Clayton, William, 1814-1879
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"Correspondence between William Clayton, Esq. Auditor of Public Accounts, and Hon. Z. Snow ... in relation to the application of United States Marshal Patrick for funds to pay the expenses of the District Courts; also a communication of William Clayton, Esq. to the House of Representatives of the Territory."--p. 3-8
Topic: Courts
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission; Young, John R., 1837- former owner. fmo; Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 signer. sgn
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Text enclosed within border
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by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881
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At head of title: [No.2-5]
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of God (Mormon theology)
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by Jones, Dan, 1810-1862
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Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Restoration of the gospel (Mormon doctrine), Gifts,...
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Another copy which seems to be the same printing has "To be had of Edmund C. Brand at the Office, 35 Jewin Street, City ... Printed by B. Briscoe ... "
Translation of: Lectures on faith, which were delivered first before a class of elders, in Kirtland, Ohio, in America
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Faith
Signed: Jos. F. Smith, John R. Winder, Anthon H. Lund. First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Topic: Mormon missionaries
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by Whiteley, James; Savage, Walter; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Articles of Faith
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Signed at end: James Whiteley, Walter Savage
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Signed: John T. Caine, Auditor of Public Accounts, Salt Lake City, Dec. 2, 1878
Topic: Finance, Public
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In wrapper
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
At head of title: Deseret News, June 6; No. 18, Vol. XXVI
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Logan Utah Stake
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Cover title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Caption title
Topics: Baptism, Baptism
Title within ornamental border
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fifteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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by Dykes, G. Parker (George Parker), 1814-1888; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Articles of faith. German. 1851
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Title in English: Articles of faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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by Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution
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"Incorporated December 1st, 1870."
Topic: Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution
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Without music
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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by Utah. Governor (1849-1857 : Young); Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 signer. sgn UPB; Moore, David, 1819- , former owner. fmo UPB
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At head of title: Brigham Young, Governor of the Territory of Utah
Topic: Moore, David, 1819-
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
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At head of title: Salt Lake City, June 1, 1893
Topics: Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900, Decker, James B, Deseret Sunday School Union, Church of Jesus...
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by Fotheringham, William, 1826-1913; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. South African Mission
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Signed: Wm. Fotheringham, Henry R. Dixon, John Talbot, M. Zyderlaan, Elders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and special witnesses to the inhabitants of Cape Colony
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Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Priesthood
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by Millard Stake Academy (Hinckley, Utah)
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At head of title: "Holiness to the Lord."
"Published by authority: (1000 copies ordered to be printed.)"
Topics: United States, Constitutions
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by Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856; Corey, Martha Jane, 1821-1881
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fifteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fifteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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Printed in brown ink
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fifteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875; Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
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Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Marriage, Polygamy
At head of title: Gospel tract.- No. 4
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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by Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
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Signed: George Q. Cannon
Topic: Juvenile instructor
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Bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
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by Schroeder, Theodore, 1864-1953
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Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, Church and state
Engravings. Left: statue of a woman. Right: eagle
Topic: Bank notes
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An advertisement for the Deseret Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Deseret Museum
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At head of title: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 6th, 1888
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of...
Plea for people to re-subscribe and secure a new subscriber
A sheet with three certificates, printed on both sides with the blank spaces to be filled in
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by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
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by Wilson, Jeremiah M. (Jeremiah Morrow), 1828-1901; Springer, William M
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Excerpts of remarks by Jeremiah M. Wilson, March 1888 and exerpts from the report of Congressman Springer in the Spring of 1889
Topics: Mormons, Characters and characteristics
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by Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856
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Dated: St. Louis, August 24th, 1850
Topics: Mormon Church, Mormons
Title vignette
Topics: Reynolds, Joseph Carleton, 1841-1907, Eureka Hotel, Balls (Parties)
At head of title: Gospel tract.- No. IV. First published by the Church of Latter Day Saints at Voree, Wis., 1848
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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by Taylor, John, 1808-1887
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First published in Danish in 1856. Translated from articles in The Mormon, entitled: Mormonism a paradox? Article I, v. 1, no.43, Dec. 15, 1855. Article II, v.1, no.44-49, Dec. 22, 1855-Jan. 26, 1856. A third part in The Mormon was not translated
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Lists Millennial Star volumes XI-XIX for sale. Vol. XIX was published in 1857
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by Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888
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Caption title; signed at end: E. Snow
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
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by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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At head of title: "Territory of Utah. County of ss. Whereas, we the undersigned, being desirous of forming a corporation for purposes herinafter mentioned, do adopt the following."
Topic: United orders (Mormon Church)
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by Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878
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Subscription notice for The frontier guardian, including amounts due from the subscriber for past receipts
Topic: Frontier guardian
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by Thomas, Jonathan J
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Y genadwri -- Y trysor o'r mynydd
Topics: Mormons, Songs, Welsh